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Achillea filipendulina

Achillea filipendulina Lam.

fern-leaf yarrow, fernleaf yarrow

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACFI
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Achillea filipendulina
SELECTED SYNONYM:
GENUS: Achillea
FAMILY CODE: ASTERA

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PERENNIAL: 1

NCBG HABIT
HERB: 1
SUBSHRUB: 0
SHRUB: 0
TREE: 0
CACTUS/SUCCULENT: 0
GRASS/GRASSLIKE: 0
FERN: 0
VINE: 0

NCBG LEAF ARRANGEMENT
ALTERNATE: 0
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BASAL: 0
FASCICLED: 0

NCBG LEAF COMPLEXITY
SIMPLE: 0
PINNATE: 0
BI-PINNATE: 0
TRI-PINNATE: 0
PALMATE: 0
TRIFOLIOLATE: 0

NCBG LEAF RETENTION
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EVERGREEN: 0
SEMI-EVERGREEN: 0

NCBG DISTRIBUTION
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NATIVE RANGE: southeastern Europe to southcentral Asia

NCBG FLORAL SYMMETRY
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BILATERAL (ZYGOMORPHIC): 0
MIXED (BOTH ACTINOMORPHIC and ZYGOMORPHIC): 0

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Last Modified: 2016-08-13

USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ACFI
USDA Common Name: Fernleaf Yarrow
Native Status: L48 (I), CAN (I)
Distribution: USA (CA, MI, NY, UT, VT), CAN (ON)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Achillea filipendulina
COMMON NAME: Fern-leaf Yarrow
SYNONYMY: [ = FNA, K]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Disturbed areas, persistent after cultivation; native of the Caucasus.
COMMENTS:
RANGE MAP: Achillea filipendulina.png

ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Asteraceae Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792 (Aster Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Achillea Linnaeus 1753 (Yarrow, Milfoil, Thousand-leaf)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 115 species, herbs, primarily Eurasian.
REFERENCE: Ramsey, Robertson, & Husband (2008)=Y; Guo, Ehrendorfer & Samuel (2004); Guo et al. (2005); Cronquist (1980)=SE; Arriagada & Miller (1997)=Z; Trock in FNA (2006a).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Achillea filipendulina in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Achillea filipendulina in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Achillea filipendulina in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Achillea filipendulina in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Achillea filipendulina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Achillea filipendulina

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